Topic: Introduction to Jewish Polish Genealogy
Speaker: Warren Blatt
Mr. Blatt is the Managing Director of JewishGen (www.jewishgen.org), the primary Internet site for Jewish genealogy, a division of the Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust (www.mjhnyc.org), in New York City.
He is the author of Resources for Jewish Genealogy in the Boston Area (Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Boston, 1996); and co-author (with Gary Mokotoff) of Getting Started in Jewish Genealogy (Avotaynu, 1999). He was the Chair of the 15th International Seminar on Jewish Genealogy. In 2004, he was awarded the IAJGS’ Lifetime Achievement Award in Jerusalem.
Mr. Blatt has over 35 years of research experience with Russian and Polish Jewish records, and is the author of the JewishGen FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions about Jewish Genealogy, and many other JewishGen InfoFiles.